|Visualizing American Splendor - Mike Rhode|
"VISUALIZING AMERICAN SPLENDOR - Harvey Pekar's American Splendor is a seminal series in comics history. Bridging the underground comix era and the contemporary graphic novel, while pioneering the autobiographical comics form, and branching off into media, American Splendor enjoys a unique place in both the culture of comics, and the literary world at large. Along the way Pekar has worked with a tremendous body of artists to bring his life stories to light...
Keywords: Harvey Pekar; comic books; graphic novels; autobiography; Small Press Expo; Dean Haspiel; Josh Neufeld; Ed Piskor; Joyce Brabner
|SPX 2011 Ann Telnaes - Mike Rhode|
Political and editorial cartoonist and animator Ann Telnaes interviewed by Mike Rhode at the Small Press Expo, about her career.
Keywords: women; cartoonists; Ann Telnaes; Pulitzer Prize; animation; editorial cartoons; political cartoons
|Team Cul de Sac panel at Baltimore Comic Con - Mike Rhode|
"When Richard Thompson, the creator of the comic strip Cul de Sac, was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, his friend Chris Sparks began a fundraising effort to honor his friend. With Richard's support, he asked others to donate artwork featuring the Cul de Sac characters for a Team Cul de Sac book with proceeds going to The Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson's Research. Now, join Chris Sparks and other members of Team Cul de Sac including Steve Conley, Matt Dembicki, SL Gallant, Roger Lang...
Keywords: Team Cul de Sac; comic strip; Parkinson's disease
|Spotlight On Harvey Pekar - Mike Rhode|
"A trailblazing innovator in the history of comics, Harvey Pekar revolutionized comics with his brand of autobiographical, slice of life story. Join Pekar for an intimate conversation of his work, from the early days of American Splendor, collaborating with icons like R. Crumb and Frank Stack, up through becoming an icon himself with the film version of his opus." - from the SPX program booklet. Interviewed by Mike Rhode at the Small Press Expo.
Keywords: Harvey Pekar; comic books; graphic novels; autobiography; Small Press Expo
|Brave New Comic Strips - Mike Rhode|
Small Press Expo panel from September 12, 2010. The newspaper industry, long the home of American comicsâ first popular dedicated format, faces an existential crisis presented by the emergence and proliferation of digital media. Against all odds, artists interested in the daily strip format continue to produce work with an eye for print. Mike Rhode will discuss the present and the future of the newspaper comic strip with Marguerite Dabaie, Keith Knight, and Richard Thompson.
Keywords: comic strips; syndication; Keith Knight; Richard Thompson; Marguerite Dabaie; Small Press Expo; newspapers; syndication
|Graphic Novels In Classroom Panel - Mike Rhode|
A Graphic Novels PEN/Faulkner event at Busboys and Poets Cafe, 1390 V St, NW, WDC featuring professors Marc Singer (Howard Univesity), Michael Wenthe (American University) and moderator Mike Rhode on "Comics and Graphic Novels in the Classroom."
Keywords: comic books; graphic novels; teaching
|Graphic Content: A Conversation with Five DC Area Graphic Storytellers - Mike Rhode|
A panel discussion with local talent on creating comics, cartoons and graphic novels in the D.C. area. The panelists are Ben Claassen (DIRTFARM), Andrew Cohen (DC Conspiracy/Trickster), SL Gallant (DC/Marvel/IDW), Evan Keeling (DC Conspiracy/Trickster), and Matt Wuerker (Politico). The talk will be moderated by Washington City Paper's Mike Rhode. Sponsored by the DC Public Library, Northwest One Neighborhood Library, 155 L St, NW @ New Jersey Avenue, Washington, DC.
Keywords: comic books; editorial cartoons; comics; DC Public Library; GI Joe; Matt Wuerker; Ben Claassen; Shannon Gallant; Andrew Cohen; Evan Keeling; small press